‘Kemi Sulola is an artist born and raised in the heart of East London. Kemi’s music stems from a range of musical influences all leading to a unique combination of authentic music. With a sound often linked to the golden era of 90’s RnB, the British soul singer brings that feel good and free vibe to her listeners.
Her first E.P project called ‘Fallen For You’ gained recognition and play from radio, such as Neo2Soul, Brum Radio, BBC Introducing and other media outlets. RnB don Trevor Nelson himself had mentioned how he had enjoyed playing the EP in his car. The project is a blend of soul and RnB music and has been described as ‘refreshing, versatile and soulful’.
Kemi made her first solo television performance live on London Live TV performing an acoustic version of her original song ‘Your Lady’. Her single ‘Countdown’ with its RnB and grime mix was part of NANG’s Growing Pains 2, a compilation featuring artists such as Jay Prince and Nadia Rose, has been featured on BBCxtra Radio and platforms like Complex UK.
Kemi has performed at well-known venues such as; The Jazz Café, Royal Festival Hall, and The Jam House Birmingham to name a few. In addition to this she has performed at the Koko Camden supporting Stormzy and Krept and Konan. In 2016 she performed in front of HRH Earl of Wessex who commended her song and performance. Also In 2017 she supported Grammy Award wining artist and musician PJ Morton for his London show.
Kemi uses visual content to tell her stories and further express her creativity . For instance her first animation music video ‘In my Dreams’, has received recognition from renown animator Galen Pehrson as well as Stephen Nixon who has worked on projects with huge artists such as Coldplay.
Towards the end of 2018 Kemi released her recent single ‘Nothing Compares’ which has praised amongst the independent soul community, gaining positions on the Breaking Artists independent chart show, as well as added to playlists for new artist discovery.
Her credibility and respect as an artist, has even led to her being invited to join the Brit Awards voting Academy, were she is able to use her voice to nominate some of the most credible acts in British music for the prestigious Brit award. For the moment she is working on her second full project so be sure to look out for her new releases coming soon. ‘